The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 50 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing OO 16 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.25% 3.71% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 4.72% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 26
Average daily rate £355 £388 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -6.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
595 635 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.80% 78.59% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 352 321
Average daily rate £399 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 15
Average hourly rate £14.20 £16.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 19 (50.00%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (39.47%) Java
4 15 (39.47%) .NET
5 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 14 (36.84%) HTML
5 14 (36.84%) JSP
5 14 (36.84%) CSS
5 14 (36.84%) Spring
5 14 (36.84%) Hibernate
6 12 (31.58%) Use Case
6 12 (31.58%) Scrum
6 12 (31.58%) JDBC
6 12 (31.58%) XML
6 12 (31.58%) Servlets
6 12 (31.58%) Struts
6 12 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (31.58%) DHTML
6 12 (31.58%) J2EE
6 12 (31.58%) JMS
6 12 (31.58%) HTTP
6 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 12 (31.58%) Open Source
6 12 (31.58%) Software Architecture
7 10 (26.32%) Finance
7 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
8 9 (23.68%) MVC
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (18.42%) TDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) JBoss
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) HTTP
1 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) QlikView
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.26%) NMock
1 2 (5.26%) NUnit
1 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Senior Developer
3 14 (36.84%) Java Developer
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (31.58%) J2EE Developer
5 12 (31.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 12 (31.58%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 12 (31.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (31.58%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 12 (31.58%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 9 (23.68%) C# Developer
7 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
7 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (13.16%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior WPF Developer
8 5 (13.16%) WPF Developer
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
10 3 (7.89%) Analyst
10 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) CSS
2 14 (36.84%) Hibernate
2 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) JSP
2 14 (36.84%) Spring
3 12 (31.58%) DHTML
3 12 (31.58%) J2EE
3 12 (31.58%) JDBC
3 12 (31.58%) JMS
3 12 (31.58%) Servlets
3 12 (31.58%) Struts
3 12 (31.58%) XML
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (15.79%) WCF
7 5 (13.16%) WPF
8 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Device Driver
2 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Android
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
2 12 (31.58%) Open Source
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
2 12 (31.58%) Software Architecture
2 12 (31.58%) Use Case
3 9 (23.68%) MVC
4 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
4 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) Android Development
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Low Latency
6 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) Java
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) Python
6 4 (10.53%) C
6 4 (10.53%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Google